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    Transferring hard drive contents from current Mac to a new Mac?
    If I were to upgrade my current Macbook Pro to a newer model Mac, would I be able to transfer everything on my hard drive (music, pictures, documents, etc.) to the new one? Is this done through the Time Machine backup disk?

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    You can transfer everything, the whole set-up, just like your old mac

    How to use Migration Assistant to transfer files from another Mac

    You could use Time machine as well of course, but I prefer to use Migration Assistant
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    Oct 25, 2009
    Okay thank you. I'm assuming this will transfer all of my apps and software as well without them having to be re-installed, such as Logic Studio and Adobe Creative Suite?

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    09 MBP 8GB ram 500GB HD OS 10.9 32B iPad 4 32GB iPhone 5 iOs7 2TB TC Apple TV3
    If I want everything as it is I use Migration Assistant if I want to pick and choose then

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